Mark Spitz won seven gold medals, The Price is Right debuted and Beetle Bailey began appearing in newspapers on this day.
Oscar Pistorius had a bad year between 2012 and 2013. He was the first amputee to compete in the Olympic games but he is also famous for something else.
It was on this day that Jackie Joyner-Kersee won gold for the second time during the 1992 Olympic Games.
1904: America Hosts Its First Olympic Games It was on this day in 1904 that the United States hosted its first Olympic Games in St. Louis, Missouri. Originally, the games … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for May 14
On this day in pop culture history, Lee Petty won the first Daytona 500, Americans won hockey gold medal at the Olympics and a Broadway play opened and closed the same night.
1975: ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Debuts Wheel of Fortune is the longest-running syndicated game show in the U.S. airing over 6,000 episodes to date. Merv Griffin conceived the idea for Hangman-type show … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for January 6